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Geoffrey A. Weinberg, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5944

Office: (585) 275-5944

Fax: (585) 273-1104

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Pediatrics

Biography

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology (deficiencies of the immune system, immunization (proper use of vaccines to prevent disease), and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group..

He has written nearly 50 textbook chapters and published more than 130 papers in the field of pediatric infectious diseases and immunology.

Professional Background

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology, immunization, laboratory medicine, and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

His current research, funded by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (New Vaccine Surveillance Network), is focused on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group.

Research

Dr. Weinberg's current research efforts focus on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance, with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy (New Vaccine Surveillance Network, funded by CDC contract).

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

1982
MD | Indiana University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1988
Fellowship in Pediatrics Infectious Disease at St Louis Children's Hospital

07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital

06/01/1982 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital

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Awards

2014 - 2015
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")
Location: URMC

2012 - 2013
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2007 - 2008
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry Dept of Pediatrics Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award

2005 - Present
Best Doctors in America

2004 - 2005
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2003 - 2004
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2002 - 2003
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2001 - 2002
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award

1998 - 1999
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

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Publications

Journal Articles

7/16/2021
Jhaveri R, Adler-Shohet FC, Blyth CC, Chiotos K, Gerber JS, Green M, Kociolek L, Martin-Blais R, Palazzi D, Shane AL, Schuster JE, Shulman ST, Storch GA, Weinberg GA, Zaoutis T. "Weighing the Risks of Perimyocarditis With the Benefits of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccination in Adolescents." Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.. 2021 Jul 16; Epub 2021 Jul 16.

7/1/2021
Douglas CE, Haynie ML, Weinberg GA, Johnson MD, Bharadwaj R, Williams ZR. "Granulomatous Amoebic Encephalitis Mimicking Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder." Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society.. 2021 Jul 1; Epub 2021 Jul 01.

6/9/2021
Otto WR, Lamson DM, Gonzalez G, Weinberg GA, Pecora ND, Fisher BT, St George K, Kajon AE. "Fatal Neonatal Sepsis Associated with Human Adenovirus Type 56 Infection: Genomic Analysis of Three Recent Cases Detected in the United States." Viruses.. 2021 Jun 9; 13(6)Epub 2021 Jun 09.

Books & Chapters

2020
Chapter Title: Parainfluenza viral diseases
Book Title: Goldman's Cecil Medicine, 26th edition
Author List: Weinberg G.A., Edwards K.M.
Edited By: Goldman L., Schafer A.I.
Published By: Elsevier 2020 in Philadelphia

2020
Chapter Title: Epiglottitis
Book Title: Mandell, Douglas and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 9th Edition
Author List: Nayak JL, Weinberg GA.
Edited By: Bennett JE, Dolin R, Blaser MJ
Published By: Elsevier 2020 in Philadelphia

2020
Chapter Title: Pediatric human immunodeficiency virus infection
Book Title: Mandell, Douglas and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 9th Edition
Author List: Weinberg GA, Siberry GK
Edited By: Bennett JE, Dolin R, Blaser MJ
Published By: Elsevier 2020 in Philadelphia

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